Proverbs 28 :27

Proverbs 28 :27 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

He that gives to the poor shall not lack: but he that hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

American King James Version (AKJV)

He that gives to the poor shall not lack: but he that hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

American Standard Version (ASV)

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; But he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

He who gives to the poor will never be in need, but great curses will be on him who gives no attention to them.

Webster's Revision

He that giveth to the poor shall not want: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

World English Bible

One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

English Revised Version (ERV)

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Definitions for Proverbs 28 :27

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 28 :27

Be that giveth unto the poor - See the notes on Deuteronomy 15:7 (note), Detueronomy Deuteronomy 19:17 (note), Deuteronomy 22:9 (note).

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 28 :27

Hideth his eyes - i. e., Turns away from, disregards, the poor. Compare Isaiah 1:15.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 28 :27

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